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Alternative Views #306: THE BUSINESS OF HUNGER


Published 1986


306. THE BUSINESS OF HUNGER

Featuring a shocking documentary provided by the Marynoll
Sisters, the program shows how peasant farmers are forced off
their land in Third World countries to make way for large
landowners and multinational agribusiness. By using the land for
export crops, people go hungry because the country can no longer
provide food for all its people. Additionally, the dispossessed
landowners are either forced to work on the big farms at low
wages or to go to the cities where they cannot find satisfactory
work and are forced to live in squalid conditions. The
documentary shows the brutality and venality with which the
established powers operate.

Run time: 59:03
News: September, 1986
"The Business of Hunger" documentary Copyright 1984
Copyright October, 1986

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Run time 59:03
Producer Frank Morrow
Production Company Alternative Information Network
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English


Credits

Co-hosts: Frank Morrow and Doug Kellner
Researcher: Mike Jankowski
Technical adviser: Brian Koenigsdorf

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